Revit Bistro

Small Plates & Specials with the Pragmatic Praxis
Instructed by Pragmatic Praxis

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  • Lectures 9
  • Video 1.5 Hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Course Description

Quick tips, tricks, techniques and the occational kludge to round out your Revit using day.

New this month: Model Patterns!

And be sure to check out the other Pragmatuc Reviteer courses...
Revit Deployment & Management

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 9 lectures and 1.5 hours of content!
  • Explore small topics that can be covered in less than half an hour
  • Cover general topics in less depth than we would in a regular Pragmatic Praxis course
  • Explore ideas and processes that are a little 'outside the box'
  • Involve the Revit community in Revit Bistro topic suggestions

What is the target audience?

  • Revit users
  • BIM Managers
  • Students

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: UI Customization

Revit 2012 introduced the new Auto Apply "Feature" in the Properties dialog. Now, when you move the mouse pointer out of the Properties dialog, Revit considers that as good as intentionally clicking the Apply button. This new behavior is universally loathed.

In this session you will learn how to fix this little annoyance in Revit 2013, and a bit about Revit.ini management as well.


Variations on a Theme: Files, import/export, families, print, worksharing, cut/copy/paste, etc.


Keyboard shortcuts continued...
Viewport toggle and Edit/Finish/Cancel shortcuts


Reorganizing the "Places" in the File Dialog can make it more useful.

And adding access to Links (aka File Favorites) kicks it up another notch.

RFO:  More keyboard shortcut magic Wikihelp:  Keyboard shortcuts (2013)
Section 2: Standards

Ideas for organizing network resources and making them easily available for users.

Section 3: Patterns
In this lesson we will cover the basics of pattern definitions, including simple grids, alternating parallel lines, angled lines and line patterns.
In this lesson we will look at the OOTB Brick pattern, and some dimensional issues associated with it, as well as an alternative approach to address these issues.

Instructor Biography

Pragmatic Praxis, DO! Learn! Repeat.

Pragmatic Praxis is Gordon Price. Over the last 15 years Gordon has been a Job Captain, a project Revit Lead, a CAD Manager, an IT Manager, a BIM Manager and twice a presenter at Autodesk University. With experience in offices ranging in size from 2 to 100, and work ranging from single family residential to half billion dollar higher-ed projects, Gordon has both depth and breadth of experience. And while his high school teachers might be surprised to hear it, he really enjoys teaching as well as doing.

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